Knitting Posts

Quick reads about knitting!

Put Your Feet Up

Avoid the Christmas Rush – Panic Now! This quote always make me kind of chuckle at the craziness some of us – millions of us in fact – go through every Christmas. And oh, it doesn’t have to be that way! Put Your Feet Up

1870 Knitting

I’ve just been looking at a book published in 1870 by Isabella Beeton called Beetons Book of Needlework. It includes crafts such as…. 1870 Knitting

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 Penguins of Paradise

Last year (ish) I designed a simple knitting pattern for beginner knitters called Winter Nits – listed here – of a snowman, a father christmas, a penguin and a sleeping bag.Simple quick to knit and fun to play with. Recently I took it one step further. Penguins of Paradise

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Stix & Yarn

Top models are doing it, kids are doing it and the wrinklies have been at it for years! Don’t miss out on adding a new skill to your life CV. Get a domestic survival craft under your belt that will…… Stix and Yarn

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Holiday Hobby

Is it just too boring lying on a sun-drenched white sandy beach all day doing nothing? No? Ok cool, stop reading this, close your eyes and relax.But, if you get fidgety and you’ve read all the holiday romances you can stomach for now, have a stab  at knitting! Holiday Hobby

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Christmas in August

Last week I saw Christmas cards and decorations for sale – in August aaaaarrrgh! So I thought I’d get on my Halloween broomstick and design some friendly spooky stuff. Christmas in August

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Knitting Rocks

At some point in history – information is a bit sketchy as to ‘when’ – women took over. And over the years, knitting has gone in and out of fashion. Knitting Rocks

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No More Scarves

Royals do it, top models do it, children do it, grannies do it and men used to do it before women took over. No More Scarves

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